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3011, 2020

Avoiding Holiday Burnout for Caregivers

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

What is supposed to be a joy-filled season, can feel incredibly stressful for friends and family members providing in-home care for a loved one. The pressure to create the perfect holiday experience on top of the day-to-day activities that come with caring for someone with long-term illness, dealing with [...]

1311, 2020

Routine Flexibility Keeps You Happier at Home

November 13th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

Helping Seniors Maintain Their Independence The idea of, “routine flexibility,” is a bit of an oxymoron, but is an integral part of what AmeriCare caregivers do best. AmeriCare owners pride themselves on their track record of empowering clients to maintain their independence while fulfilling their specific needs in service [...]

3010, 2020

Getting in the Spirit – Engaging Halloween Activities for Seniors

October 30th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

Halloween doesn’t have to be all about the scares! This year consider spending some time with the aging loved ones in your life. There are many engaging and enriching activities you can participate in that don’t involve startling jumps or scream-inducing scares. Join AmeriCare as we review a few [...]

1610, 2020

Encouraging Seniors to Monitor Their Health with Tech

October 16th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care, Popular|

As people age, there are more health-related details to keep track of during the course of a normal day. To that extent, keeping track of habits, symptoms, and experiences between doctors’ visits can feel overwhelming. Many people, regardless of age, have a hard time remembering how they felt a [...]

2509, 2020

Safe Ways to Enjoy the Fall Season

September 25th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

We’ve just experienced the Autumnal Equinox marking the first day of fall here in the northern hemisphere. As the equinox passes, our days become shorter and our nights longer. The vibrant colors of turning leaves and our switch to warmer clothing remind us of the impending winter months. When [...]

1109, 2020

Honoring Veterans with Dignified In-Home Care

September 11th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

According to AARP, 71% of 50 to 64-year old Americans want to keep living in their own homes as they age. For Americans aged 65 years or older, that percentage increases to 87%. (VeteranAid.org) American veterans make up a significant portion of this population, accounting for more than 14.3 [...]

2808, 2020

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

August 28th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care, Popular|

As part of our mission to provide the highest quality in-home care services to communities throughout the United States, AmeriCare works to ensure that the caregivers we recommend to our clients are happy and healthy. An important aspect of being a well-rounded caregiver is recognizing and acknowledging the signs [...]

1408, 2020

Battling COVID Isolation with the Companionship of Pets

August 14th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, seniors living on their own are especially susceptible to the negative effects of social isolation. Social isolation, by definition, is more than just loneliness; it is a distinct lack of interactions with other people, which can negatively affect a person’s physical, mental, and [...]

3007, 2020

Connecting with Seniors – Ways to Help Your Aging Loved One Stay Engaged and Positive During Covid-19

July 30th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care, Popular|

There is no doubt that we are facing difficult and uncertain times. The spread of Covid-19 has caused several disruptions in regular socializing behavior and daily routines. We see it when we turn on the news, check social media, and even during casual conversations with co-workers and friends. Unfortunately, [...]